Stimulate interest and awareness amongst audiences of different backgrounds and ages in relation to Contemporary Art, architecture, the landscape and critical issues facing society and its future, in an integrated manner, based on the Foundation’s exceptional heritage assets, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Villa and the Park.
To be a centre of excellence in Portugal and the World, in the fields of contemporary art, architecture, landscape and critical issues facing society and its future, fostering diversity of the cultural offer through a sustained and innovative approach which attracts diverse audiences and engenders Community support.
- Institutional excellence;
- Cooperation with the Portuguese State in order to achieve the objectives of cultural educational and environmental policies;
- Highlight the role of the Founders as sponsors, patrons and partners;
- Autonomy of programming;
- Rigour and efficiency in management of resources.